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  • The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland

    The Fruits of Freedom in British Togoland
    av Kate Skinner

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107074637

    The end of World War I saw the former German protectorate of Togoland split into British- and French-administered territories. By the 1950s a political movement led by the Ewe ethnic group called for the unification of British and French Togoland in…

  • A History of Race in Muslim West Africa, 1600-1960

    A History of Race in Muslim West Africa, 1600-1960
    av Bruce S. Hall

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107002876

    The mobilization of local ideas about racial difference has been important in generating, and intensifying, civil wars that have occurred since the end of colonial rule in all of the countries that straddle the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. Fr…

  • Dictators and Democracy in African Development

    Dictators and Democracy in African Development
    av A. Carl LeVan

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107081147

    What are the conditions for good governance in Africa, and why do many democracies still struggle with persistent poverty? Drawing on a historical study of Nigeria since independence, this book argues that the structure of the policy-making process…

  • Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750-1870

    Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750-1870
    av Robert Ross

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521621229

    In a compelling example of the cultural history of South Africa, Robert Ross offers a subtle and wide-ranging study of status and respectability in the colonial Cape between 1750 and 1850. His 1999 book describes the symbolism of dress, emblems, arc…

  • From Empires to NGOs in the West African Sahel

    From Empires to NGOs in the West African Sahel
    av Gregory Mann

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107016545

    This book looks beyond the familiar history of former empires and new nation-states to consider newly transnational communities of solidarity and aid, social science and activism. Shortly after independence from France in 1960, the people living alo…

  • Slavery in Dutch South Africa

    Slavery in Dutch South Africa
    av Worden Nigel Worden

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521258753

    This comprehensive study analyses slavery in early colonial South Africa under the Dutch East India Company (1652-1795).

  • Political Domination in Africa

    Political Domination in Africa
    av Chabal Patrick Chabal

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521322973

    The book addresses a wide audience: students of African history and politics, of Third World development and of political theory.

  • Masters and Servants on the Cape Eastern Frontier, 1760-1803

    Masters and Servants on the Cape Eastern Frontier, 1760-1803
    av Susan Newton-King

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521481533

    This important study sheds light on the history of the South African interior during the eighteenth century, virtually a lost century in South African historiography, and yet one in which South Africa’s specific variant of social discriminatio…

  • Slow Death for Slavery

    Slow Death for Slavery
    av Paul E. Lovejoy

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521447027

    This book examines the gradual decline of slavery in Northern Nigeria during the first forty years of colonial rule. At the time of the British conquest, the Sokoto Caliphate was one of the largest slave societies in modern history. The authors have…

  • The Kanyok of Zaire

    The Kanyok of Zaire
    av John C. Yoder

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521412988

    In this study John Yoder chronicles the history of the Kanyok, a people from the southern savanna of Zaire, from before 1500 until their incorporation into the Congo Free State in the 1890s. By analyzing their oral histories, myths, and legends, he…

  • Pragmatism in the Age of Jihad

    Pragmatism in the Age of Jihad
    av Michael A. Gomez

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521419406

    Bundu was an anomaly among the precolonial Muslim states of West Africa. Founded during the jihads which swept the savannah in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, it developed a pragmatic policy, unique in the midst of fundamentalist, theocrati…

  • Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World

    Cross-Cultural Exchange in the Atlantic World
    av Roquinaldo Ferreira

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521863308

    This book argues that Angola and Brazil were connected, not separated, by the Atlantic Ocean. Roquinaldo Ferreira focuses on the cultural, religious and social impacts of the slave trade on Angola. Reconstructing biographies of Africans and merchant…

  • Re-Imagining Rwanda

    Re-Imagining Rwanda
    av Johan Pottier

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521813662

    Pottier examines how a persuasive analysis of the situation in Rwanda exacerbated the original crisis. (African studies 102)

  • The Peasant Cotton Revolution in West Africa

    The Peasant Cotton Revolution in West Africa
    av Thomas J. Bassett

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521783132

    The literature of Africa is dominated by accounts of crisis and gloom. But Thomas Bassett, a distinguished American geographer well known in the field of development, tells an unusual story of the growth of the cotton economy of West Africa. One of…

  • From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerce

    From Slave Trade to 'Legitimate' Commerce

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521481274

    This edited collection, written by eleven leading specialists, examines the nineteenth-century commercial transition in West Africa: the ending of the Atlantic slave trade and the development of alternative forms of ‘legitimate’ trade, m…

  • Kings, Commoners and Concessionaires

    Kings, Commoners and Concessionaires
    av Philip Bonner

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521523004

    This is the first full-length study of the political economy of one of the African states which were formed in the course of the nineteenth-century Zulu revolution. The early chapters examine the evolution of the Swazi state and the dynamics of its…

  • Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival

    Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival
    av Derek R. Peterson

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107021167

    Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival shows how, in the era of African political independence, cosmopolitan Christian converts struggled with East Africa's patriots over the definition of culture and community. The book traces the history o…

  • An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World

    An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World
    av Mariana Candido

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107011861

    This book traces the history and development of the port of Benguela, the third largest port of slave embarkation on the coast of Africa, from the early seventeenth to the mid-nineteenth century. Benguela, located on the central coast of present-day…

  • Transformations in Slavery

    Transformations in Slavery
    av Paul E. Lovejoy

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107002968

    This history of African slavery from the fifteenth to the early twentieth centuries examines how indigenous African slavery developed within an international context. Paul E. Lovejoy discusses the medieval Islamic slave trade and the Atlantic trade…

  • Middlemen of the Cameroons Rivers

    Middlemen of the Cameroons Rivers
    av Ralph A. Austen

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521562287

    The Duala people entered the international scene as merchant-brokers for precolonial trade in ivory, slaves and palm products. Under colonial rule they used the advantages gained from earlier riverain trade to develop cocoa plantations and provide t…

  • Honour in African History

    Honour in African History
    av John Iliffe

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521837859

    This is the first published account of the role played by ideas of honour in African history from the fourteenth century to the present day. It argues that appreciation of these ideas is essential to an understanding of past and present African beha…

  • Water, Civilisation and Power in Sudan

    Water, Civilisation and Power in Sudan
    av Harry Verhoeven

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107061149

    In 1989, a secretive movement of Islamists allied itself to a military cabal to violently take power in Africa's biggest country. Sudan's revolutionary regime was built on four pillars - a new politics, economic liberalisation, an Islamic revival, a…

  • The Politics of Evil

    The Politics of Evil
    av Clifton Crais

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521817219

    In The Politics of Evil, Clifton Crais provides a unique interpretation of South African history and a fresh approach to the study of power, culture and resistance in the modern world. Encompassing all of South Africa's history in his analysis, Crai…

  • Transforming Sudan

    Transforming Sudan
    av Alden Young

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107172494

    Following the conclusion of the Second World War, the nature of inequality in Africa was dramatically altered. In this book, Alden Young traces the emergence of economic developmentalism as the ideology of the Sudanese state in the decolonization er…

  • The African Poor

    The African Poor
    av John Iliffe

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521348775

    This first history of the poor of Sub-Saharan Africa begins in the monasteries of thirteenth-century Ethiopia and ends in the South African resettlement sites of the 1980s. Its thesis, derived from histories of poverty in Europe, is that most very p…